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        The Acts of Samson.

      8vo., original linen backed marbled paper covered boards by Sallie Ruff. With 8 mounted line drawings by Fritz Kredel, handcoloured by Harriet McDonald Holladay. Bookplate of noted private press collector Norman J. Sondheim. A near fine copy. First edition, limited edition of 58 copies designed by C.R. Hammer and printed on Shogun paper by Arthur Graham at the Anvil Press. With original Prospectus.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Le Troisième Angle. FINE COPY.

      Birth Editions, 1976. Black cloth-covered boards (hardcover) with debossed plate on coated paper on front and back panel, 30 x 30 cms., 40 plates in duotone and printed on heavy coated paper each print divided by printed tissue-paper, housed in black cloth-covered cardboard slipcase, 32 x 30,5 x 5 cms., the interior covered with artificial fur First edition: 1000 copies. Photos on panels show some local ondulation (due to manufacturing?). Otherwise a very fine copy. *Le troisième angle (1976) sets off Klasson's artistic career. This artist's book also forms a background against which this artistic project originally had been formulated and brings new light to Klasson's work. Klasson, Eva.

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        The Ad Hoc bulletin (Marxist-Leninist) [13 issues of the newsletter produced by the FBI-financed pseudo-faction in the Communist Party, USA]

      Chicago: the Committee, 1976. Thirteen issues of the photoreproduced bulletin on 8.5x14 inch sheets stapled at upper left corner; length ranges from 9 to 16 pages per issue. Faint horizontal fold crease to all issues, minor toning to the first one. Issues included are vol. 7 nos. 3, 4; vol. 8 nos. 1 [with final page loose but present] and 3, vol. 9 nos. 1 and 2, vol. 10 nos. 1 and 2, vol. 11 no. 1, vol. 14 no. 3, a Special Edition on the Communist Party's 21st national convention in 1975 (this issue in 8.5x11 inch format), and two with inconsistent, divergent numbering, No. 3 vol. 2 (November 1975) and No. 4, vol. 1 (May 1976). The identity of the Ad Hoc Committee has long been unclear; some have claimed it was a secret faction in the Chicago branch of the CPUSA, though one wonders how such an ardently Maoist formation could have tolerated remaining in the CPUSA for so many years. The riddle has been resolved through declassified FBI documents. In the book "Heavy Radicals," Aaron J. Leonard and Conor A. Gallagher transcribe FBI documents showing that the Committee was actually a project of agent S.A. Stallings, designed to disrupt the CPUSA by creating "in the eyes of the CP the existence of a factional grouping within the Illinois district and nationally if possible which adheres to the Chinese interpretation of Marxism-Leninism..." These bulletins, which make very passable use of M-L jargon and polemical style, were designed to sow discord and mistrust between revolutionaries with the ultimate goal of weakening the movement. Each issue includes a prominent call for funds to be sent to a PO Box, and it is possible that some of the content was also written and submitted by real believers, published in the pages of the Bulletin for additional verisimilitude.The earliest issue here, from June 1969, includes a piece on "Black liberation and working class solidarity" by the chairman (not named here, but apparently Donald Wright, who went on to disrupt other Marxist-Leninist organizations). For more on the FBI and the Ad Hoc Committee, see "The U.S. Domestic Intelligence Enterprise: History, Development, and Operations" by Darren E. Tromblay, beginning on page 383.

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        Colorful World of Animals (Koala, 4th, revised edition)

      San Diego 1976 - 23 x 30,5 cm 72 Seiten 360 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schueling Buchkurier]
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        A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea (Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies)

      Octagon Books, 1976. 2 Volume Set. Prior owner's name inked on front flyleaves, otherwise clean, crisp books. Full cloth binding. 556, 553pp. Translated and Annotated by Emily Atwater Babcock and A. C. Krey. Book set: NO international orders.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

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        David Hockney.

      London: Thames , 1976. Edited by Nikos Stangos. Introductory Essay by Henry Geldzahler. Quarto. Original dark green cloth, titles to spine and publisher's device to front board gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. With 434 illustrations, 60 in colour. Spine rolled, an excellent copy in the bright jacket with light creasing to top edge. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the title page, "for Edward, David Hockney". The recipient is believed to be poet and art critic Edward Lucie-Smith, to whom we have seen a number of books inscribed by various artists.

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        Watership Down - First Illustrated Edition - A superb copy

      Kestrel, 1976 A first edition, first printing published by Kestrel in 1976. A very fine book without inscriptions in a fine unclipped wrapper with some light browning to the spine and one small nick. In a fine slip case. The best copy we have seen for a while.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Accords, lettres sonores & descriptions. Lettries à plusieurs voix. (1964-1969)

      Paris, Editions PSI, 1976 - In-4, (215 X 300), (66) pages, broché, couverture illustrée. Ouvrage contenant des partitions de lettries à plusieurs voix composées par l’auteur entre 1964 et 1969. • Un des 30 exemplaires signés et numérotés, comportant un collage “La belle hypergraphie” signé par l’auteur, sous couverture rempliée ornée d’un titre. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Collected Essays.

      London: Library of Imperial History, 1976 - 4 volumes, octavo. Original blue quarter rexine, gilt lettered spines, gilt arms of Churchill on front cover, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue silk page-markers. A fine set. First editions, first impressions, one of 3,000 sets, originally issued only to owners of the Centenary edition of the Collected Works, and available in either full vellum or the present binding. The contents include Churchill's periodical contributions as well as his prefaces and introductions to works by other authors. Cohen A286; Langworth p. 355; Woods/ICS A146(b). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE, THE (1976)

      Faces Distribution 1976 - Vintage original 37 ½ x 25" (94 x 62 cm.) poster, USA. Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Seymour Cassel, Meade Roberts, dir: John Cassavetes; Faces. Presented is the beautiful Chinese calligraphy style poster (style E), possibly the most rare of all posters made for this film telling the dangers of gambling, addiction and the mob. On linen, ABOUT FINE

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Mühle\"\" (Aurum) - Handcolorierter Holzschnitt (Repro/Offset)

      Ohne 1976 1972/1976. Maße: 39,2 cm x 34,2 cm, unten links betitelt und datiert, unten rechts signiert, hinter Glas, im Kunststoffrahmen - Dirk Huisken betätigte sich, nach dem Schuldienst als Altphilologe in Celle, ab 1969 als freischaffender Künstler. Seit 1946 war er in zahlreichen Gruppen- und Einzelausstellungen im In- und Ausland vertreten. Er gehörte 1947 mit zu den Gründern des BBK Celle. Dirk Huisken erhielt 1999 den Kulturpreis der Stadt Celle. Die häufig farbkräftigen Aquarelle norddeutscher Landschaften weisen auf eine starke Beeinflussung durch die Malern der \"\"Brücke\"\" auf sein künstlerisches Schaffen hin - Versand D: 5,90 EUR originale Kunst/ Graphik/ Plakate

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        IL PENSIERO EDUCATIVO ANTOLOGIA SISTEMATICA

      LA SCUOLA, 1976. ITALIANO 0,2 Traduzione, introduzione e note a cura di Diega Orlando, ritratto in nero del Locke all'antiporta, volume intonso, pagine ingiallite ai bordi e con lievissima fioritura, brossura editoriale con bordi stanchi, leggermente ingiallita, con lieve fioritura e con numerazione con colore nero USATO

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        TRAVELLING PLAYERS, THE [O THIASOS] (1975; 1976 first UK release)

      Artificial Eye 1976 - Vintage original 30 x 40" (76 x 102 cm.) maquette artwork painting, and 30 x 40" (76 x 102 cm.) quad poster, UK. Eva Kotamanidou, Vangelis Kazan, dir: Theo Angelopoulos; Artificial Eye. Angelouolos' staggering retelling of the story of Electra, set in 20th-century Greece between the years 1939 and 1952. The film is composed of long, single, unbroken takes (many of them 10-minutes long or even longer), and even a film as stylistically complex as Hitchcock's Rope is, by comparison, simple. We are offering here the original maquette/artist's design (in pencil, gouache and watercolor) and the actual poster itself. Maquette has two vertical creases, but is otherwise unfolded; there are a few small tears at the top; there are some scattered traces of extra ink and paint from when the painting was executed, VERY GOOD. Poster is unfolded and FINE

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        The Art of Alfred Hitchcock: Fifty Years of His Motion Pictures Signed by Alfred Hitchcock With his iconic profile drawn by Alfred Hitchcock

      Hopkinson and Blake 1976 - Signed by Alfred Hitchcock With his iconic profile drawn by Alfred Hitchcock in blue ink. Inscribed to Marty his friend at Universal Studios in 1976. No DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cahiers Céline : collection complète

      - Gallimard, Paris 1976-1988, 14x20,5cm, 8 volumes brochés. - Edition che non era derivato grande carta (eccetto # 7) per ciascuno dei volumi. Il nostro set completo è composto da: 1 Cahiers Céline Céline e notizie letterarie 1932-1957. 2 quaderni Céline Céline e notizie letterarie 1957-1961 Cahiers Céline 3 Semmelweis e altri scritti medici Cahiers Céline 4: Lettere e scritti giovanili Africa 1916-1917 Cahiers Céline 5: Lettere agli amici Cahiers Céline 6: Lettere Albert Paraz 1947-1957 Cahiers 7 Céline Céline, Notizie Papers 1933-1961 Céline 8: monitoraggio avanzamento dei lavori per il palcoscenico e dello schermo. Iconografia. Set completo Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers (sauf pour le N°7) pour chacun des volumes. Notre série complète se compose ainsi : Cahiers Céline 1 : Céline et l'actualité littéraire 1932-1957. Cahiers Céline 2 : Céline et l'actualité littéraire 1957-1961 Cahiers Céline 3 : Semmelweis et autres écrits médicaux Cahiers Céline 4 : Lettres et premiers écrits d'Afrique 1916-1917 Cahiers Céline 5 : Lettres à des amies Cahiers Céline 6 : Lettres à Albert Paraz 1947-1957 Cahiers Céline 7 : Céline et l'actualité 1933-1961 Cahiers Céline 8 : Progrès suivi de Oeuvres pour la scène et l'écran. Iconographie. Rare ensemble complet.

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        The Book of Los.

      Clairvaux, Jura, France: by the Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, London, 1976 - Large quarto. Original tan full morocco, spine lettered in gilt. With the original hand-made marbled slipcase. A few light marks to covers, a few spots to fore-edge, an excellent copy. Colour plates reproducing the original Book of Los. First edition thus, copy II of 32 copies bound in full morocco with an original guide sheet, stencil and copperplate, and a set of extra plates showing progressive stages of the collotype and hand-stencil process, from a total edition of 538 copies, printed on Arches pure rag paper made to match the paper used by Blake. Blake scholar Geoffrey Keynes (1887-1982), the brother of John Maynard, provides a commentary and bibliographical history. "The Book of Los was the first of the two small books executed by Blake mainly as etchings on copper to be printed as ordinary intaglio plates. The Book of Ahania was the companion volume The title-pages of both books were dated by Blake 1795, so that they were probably the last ones to be produced in his Lambeth house. Each book exists in only a single copy The Book of Los has been since 1866 in the British Museum" (Keynes). Only one copy of the Book of Los is known. These beautifully produced facsimiles of Blake are now highly regarded in their own right. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Grande Dizionario Enciclopedico Utet

      Torino Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese 1976 - italiano

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        10 Original-Holzschnitte.

      Wien, Edition Tusch, 1976 - 3 Bll. (Titel und Text) in losen Bogen. 10 (8 farbige) Original-Holzschnitte von Broncia Koller-Pinell auf Japanpapier jeweils unter Passepartout montiert. Nr. 55 von 65 (Gesamtaufl.: 80) Exemplaren. - Sämtliche Holzschnitte von den Original-Holzstöcken auf Japan Paper im Graphik-Studio der Edition Tusch abgezogen, jeweils mit dem Nachlass-Stempel und vom Sohn und Nachlass-Verwalter der Künstlerin - Rupert Koller - signiert und numeriert. - "Als Holzschneiderin war sie von Emil Orlik, Friedrich König und dem damals überall beachteten japanischen Farbholzschnitt beeinflußt. Manche ihrer Drucke erinnern an Kolo Mosers beste Arbeiten in dieser Technik. Sie druckte in ein bis drei sorgfältig aufeinander abgestimmten Farben und verwendete eine weitere gelegentlich als Tongrundlage. Im Rahmen ihres Gesamtwerkes zählen die Holzschnitte gewiß zu den besten Leistungen. Die für diese Kassette von Christoph Donin in Form von Handabzügen hergestellten Drucke in einer einmaligen limitierten Auflage erfolgten von jenen Originalstöcken, die sich im Besitz des Sohnes Rupert Koller befanden und nach beendeter Arbeit der Graphischen Sammlung Albertina übergeben wurden." (Vorwort). - Tadellos. - *** Matthäus TRUPPE * Stubenberggasse 7 * A-8010 GRAZ *** - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Gr.-Fol. Lose. in OLwd.-Kassette (minimal fleckig und leicht bestoßen). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Portiamo la maschera/We wear the mask

      Cerastico, 1976. Interpretata da tre linoleum originali a colori, numerati e firmati, di Cino Caste (cm 19x15). Testo del poema in inglese e italiano. 4to. pp. 32 n.n. in quartini sciolti. Dedica autografa dell'editore ad un importante letterato italiano, datata 13/XII/1971 (Inscribed and signed by the Publisher to an important Italian literary man (13/XII/1971)). Ottimo (Fine). Edizione originale di 75 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Clowns, con una colección de 10 aguafuertes directamente realizados sobre la plancha por Silvino Poza. Introduccion de Rafael Perez Delgado. Colección Tiempo para la Alegria

      Arte y Bibliofilía, Madrid 1976 - carpeta editorial bien conservada, en rama . . 38 págs.

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        Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative Fiction

      Collier 1976-01-01. Paperback. New. NEW BOOK

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        Poema Visual

      1976 - 310 x 240 mm. Off set black on white, foolscap (folded twice), no edition size given, folded twice. Image shows a man's opened cranium with letters falling out. Illustrated in Paulo Bruscky: Arte em Rodos os Sentidos, Criatiana Tejo, Editora de Pernambuco - Cepe, 2009. Condition: no tears or makings, near fine

      [Bookseller: William Allen Word & Image]
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        The Sunflower With a Symposium

      

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        De la sainte famille au droit à la paresse

      First edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Japan paper, the tirage de tête.This copy retains its original frontispiece etching by Wilfredo Lam, signed by the artist in color pencil. Author's signature to justification page. A very good copy. Le point cardinal Paris 1976 23,5x17cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea (Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies)

      Octagon Books 1976 - 2 Volume Set. Prior owner's name inked on front flyleaves, otherwise clean, crisp books. Full cloth binding. 556, 553pp. Translated and Annotated by Emily Atwater Babcock and A. C. Krey. Book set: NO international orders. Size: 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall Special Offer: This seller is offering an exclusive discount of 20% on all prices for AbeBooks customers. Original Price: 1450 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colette : Fiorucci / Beautiful Dreamer

      Colette is Dead Co. Ltd 1976-1980, New York - Sealed 12" of 'Justine and The Victorian Punks', signed by colette with drawing by her to cover. Three invitations, two postcards, one folded program, one envelope and RSVP, one deadly feminine tag. Beautiful dreamer was later reissued by DFA. Colette is a complex persona created by Colette Justine to incorporate fine art practice, music and performance. Her most notable piece was a staging of her own death at The Witney- shortly folled by her resurrection at PS1 some days later as Justine and the Victorian Punks. The collection here comprises her private press single 'Justine and the Victorian Punks', which was made with Peter Gordon and pressed in an edition of 1000 with 150 being signed and with drawing by Colette, invitation to her first solo show 'Clocktower', 3 postcards from her Fiorucci window performance, a handbill and mailer in envelope for 'Beautiful Dreamer', a tag from her short lived beatiful dreamer clothing line made for Fiorucci and an invitation for 'ripping myself off' which was presented at Victoria Falls gallery on Spring St. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Signature Book of Netsuke, Infro and Ojime Artists in Photographs

      Honolulu: Reed Oublishers, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Line drawings by A. R. H. Canlis.. 4to. 455pp. Illustrated throughout. Embossed paper over boards blocked in silver on the spine and upper board. Decorated endpapers based on a kimono fabric design. Introduction by Neil K. Davey. Contents: Part I: All of the characters occurring in signatures and inscriptions; II: Printed Japanese characters and photographs of artist signatures; iii: Alphabetical listing of artists with examples of their signatures and work. . An as-new copy still in its original shipping containery. Inscribed by the author. Rare.

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        Valmaggia [Valle Maggia]. 6 seriegrafie.

      Edizioni Le Valli, 1976 (53 x 39 cm), 1 Textbl., 6 mehrfarb. Orig.-Lithographien, Lwd.-Mappe mit losen Blättern, Tadell. Nr. 95 von 100 Exemplaren. Künstler: Remo Rossi. Pietro Salati. Nag Arnoldi. Emilio Rissone. Pierre Casé. Armando Losa. Testo de Plinio Martini. Alle Blätter von den Künstlern num. u. signiert. Text: ital. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Grafik - nach 1945

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        Costume designs for 'Orlando The Marmalade Cat - A Camping Holiday'.

      Three A4 sheets of original pencil and watercolour costume designs by Kathleen Hale, on heavy white stock, for a theatrical production of Orlando's Camping Holiday including 8 designs painted, or highlighted, in watercolour with copious descriptive notes by Hale, again in pencil, in the margins, including images of Orlando, a magnificent rooster, and Grace's bonnet and apron. Preserved in a custom-made cloth flapcase. Kathleen Hale worked as a designer, alongside Rita Tayler, on a theatrical production of Orlando - A Camping Holiday. The play was adapted from her book by William Corlett and performed by The Unicorn Company at the Unicorn Arts Theatre, Great Newport Street, London WC2, in the summer of 1976, supported by the Arts Council of Great Britain. Provenance: direct from a seamstress working on the production.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Cahiers Céline : collection complète

      Edition which it was not derived great paper (except for # 7) for each of the volumes. Our complete set consists of: 1 Cahiers Céline Céline and literary news from 1932 to 1957. 2 notebooks Céline Céline and literary news 1957-1961 Cahiers Céline 3 Semmelweis and other medical writings Cahiers Céline 4: Letters and early writings Africa 1916-1917 Cahiers Céline 5: Letters to friends Cahiers Céline 6: Letters Albert Paraz 1947-1957 Cahiers 7 Céline Céline, News Papers 1933-1961 Céline 8: Progress monitoring of works for the stage and screen. Iconography. Rare complete set. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Gallimard Paris 1976-1988 14x20,5cm 8 volumes brochés

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        Conceptual Artists' Books by Peg Griffith

      Chicago: Various publishers, 1976-1990. Some loss to the spirals on several books; very good to near fine overall.. Artist's books. Small quartos. Collection of seven artists' books, of which six are likely unique, possibly as maquettes. Though created over a period of nearly twenty-five years, the books are remarkably consistent in terms of their minimalist aesthetic and conceptual framework. Utilizing text, tipped-in photographs, and clean line-drawings, these quiet and obliquely feminist books seem to investigate and experiment with the use of image as an unreliable cipher for ideas. Several of the books appear to be inscribed to Mary Dougherty, an artist associated with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's department of Generative Art; one of the books also documents a performance from an exhibition curated by Dougherty. Altogether, a fascinating and compelling collection from a little known movement of conceptual art. Most titles scarce or not found in OCLC. 1. In and Around the Hardware Store, A Collection by Peg Griffith. Chicago: Running Dog Press, 1976. Limited Edition 44/100 hand numbered copies. Quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED to colophon page. An artists' book in which typed text and simple, hand drawn images alternate. A few small spots of discoloration to to cover, else near fine in printed, white plastic comb-bound wrappers. Scarce, three copies located in OCLC. 2. A Particular Book on a 12" Span. (Chicago:) n.p., 1979. Unique artist book, apparently a preliminary to final maquette (if realized). Square octavo, stapled. SIGNED and inscribed, "For Pete / from Peg". Conceptual book that begins with a map of the world and, using a brown dot sticker as focus point, telescopes through eleven photocopied images of maps, directories, and photographs until zooming in on a page of Plato's Republic. Contains various pen notations and corrections. Lightly worn and toned, overall near fine in printed wrappers. A scarce title, possibly never realized; not found in OCLC. 3. M.J.'s Illustrated Book. Chicago: (Peg Griffith,) 1979. Unique artist's book, possibly a maquette. Small square quarto, comb-bound. Opening page notes that the book was "prepared by Peg Griffith as a part of 'A Performance Sequence' [at] Arc Gallery, Chicago, August 2nd and 3rd, 1979." Contains seven tipped-in black and white photographs with text, phrased in the form of instructions or commands, handwritten opposite. The text is corrected with white tape in several instances. Two photos are loose from glue backing, an additional two photos appear to be removed or lost. Title not found in OCLC. 4. Then What Happens Is. Chicago: R.A.U. Connections, 1979. Unique artists' book, possibly a maquette. Square quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED and inscribed to a tracing paper page over the handwritten colophon, "For Mary D. / with love from Peg / December 1979". Colophon notes that, "parts of this book originally were presented in Mary Dougherty's "A Performance Sequence" [at] Arc Gallery, 6 West Hubbard St Chicago, August 2, 1979". Contains eight tipped-in black and white photographs with handwritten text opposite. Tracks the hidden narrative explaining the locations and destinations of several clothing related objects. Reuses some of the same images found in M.J.'s Illustrated book. Near fine in hand-lettered boards. Scarce; OCLC locates two copies. 5. I Saw Them As I Passed. Chicago: N.p., 1985. Artist's book. Quarto, stapled. Dated and noted "Chicago" in pencil, likely by Griffith, to the colophon page. A particularly oblique conceptual artists' book. Consists of a series of illustrations, photocopied art, and found clip art images appear to move through a series of themes, including running men, a frame, and an enigmatic girl's face. Near fine in lightly worn wrappers. Scarce, possibly unique; title not found in OCLC. 6. Castlemaine, Camels, Casks and Chasms, Australia. N.p.p.: n.p., 1988. Artists' book. Quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED to inside of back cover. Conceptually systematic artist book in the form of a travelogue. Using clean, draftsman like drawings and neat hand-lettering, a trip from Chicago to Australia is minutely documented, often in the form of hand-drawn reproductions of various travel ephemera such as tickets, postcards, and food packaging. Near fine in clear acetate wrappers. Scarce, possibly unique; not found in OCLC. 7. How To Make Art Objects. (Chicago: N.p.,) 1990. Artist's book. Quarto, comb-bound. SIGNED and inscribed, "For Mary / with love- / on the occasion of / her fiftieth birthday / Peg Griffith / May 1990". Seven tipped-in color photographs with strips of computer printed text, also tipped-in. Starting with a neutral image of a "cleared surface", the book humorous documents several permutations and the eventual abandonment of an artist project; the documentation of the proposed projects become the artwork itself. An appealing light conceptual joke. Unique; the title not found in OCLC.

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        Lewis Carroll - Photos and letters

      Franco Maria Ricci, Milan 1976 - A stunning small press LIMITED EDITION publication. Anyone wishing to see the finest reproductions of the photographs by this great writer need look no further. Here are 41 exquisite sepia photographs, beautifully reproduced and tipped in by hand on a special grey laid paper. This large and volume was limited to 3000 copies, of which this is number 1768. It is signed on the limitation page at the back of the book by by Franco Maria Ricci, the publisher, and it contains the signed FMR controllato card. Black cloth boards are gilt titled, and the cover features a mounted photograph. The book is placed in a tray case, and this box has the classic FMR livery. This is a heavy oversized edition, so please ask about postage. INCREASIBGLY HARD TO FIND. LONG SOLD OUT.Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Senza titolo

      Milano: Grafica Uno, , 1976. Ottimo (Fine). Litografia in nero dalla suite del volume ''Mit Sophie in die Pilze gegangen'' di Gunter Grass (testo e 19 litografie originali dello scrittore, Milano, Grafica Uno, 1976). cm 50x71,5. . Ottimo (Fine). Tiratura XXXVI.

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        A River Runs Through It and other Stories.

      The University of Chicago Press,, 1976. First Edition. Chicago and London, The University of Chicago Press, 1976. Octavo. XIV, 217 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The dustjacket unclipped. Blindstamp of preowner to endpaper and titlepage. True first edition with all the necessary signs (mixed up printrun and ISBN as well as "adways" (instead of "always") on page 27 of the publication. Wonderfully signed and inscribed association copy by Norman MacLean: "To Anne, and to Studs Terkel with love - Norman MacLean - University of Chicago, April 17, 1977".

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        WM 76 Biel-Schweiz. Offizielles Turnierbuch. Interzonen-Turnier 9 + 10 Internationales Open, Internationales Jugendturnier, Internationales Blizturnier

      Biel: Hans Suri/Hertig & Co. AG, 1976. 160 pages with diagrams, photographs, tables and facsimile signatures of all the players. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7") bound in white cloth with black lettering to spine with original wrappers laid on covers. Signed by nine of the top eleven finishers and Oscar Panno on a sheet adhered to front pastedown. The signers are former world Champions Mikhail Tal, Vassily Smyslov and Tigran Petrosian, grandmasters Robert Byren, Efim Geller, Robert Hubner, Bent Larsen, Lajos Portisch and Jan Smekal as well as non participant Oscar Panno. (Kiel Chess Catalogue: 3728) First edition.Biel Interzonal 1976 was part of the cycle which ended up with the Karpov - Korchnoi World Championship Match (1978), three players from this event would go to the Candidate matches (1977). Qualified from the zonal tournaments* were: Gennady Sosonko from Barcelona (1975), Raul Sanguineti from Fortaleza (1975), Istvan Csom and Ul Andersson from Pula (1975), Vladimir Mikhailovich Liberzon from Reykjavik (1975), Joaquin Carlos Diaz Diaz and Oscar Humberto Castro Rojas from Santo Domingo (1975), Kenneth Rogoff from the US Championship (1975), Aleksandar Matanovic from Vraca (1975), Bpros Gulko from Vilnius (1975) and Jan Smejkal from Arandjelovac (1976) (= 11 players). Lajos Portisch, Tigran Petrosian and Robert Byrne were qualified from the Candidate matches 1974. FIDE also selected Bent Larsen, Mikhail Tal, Vasily Smyslov, Robert Hubner, and Efim Geller, and added Andre Lombard from the host country to have 20 players. Hans Suri, the father of the Biel Chess Festival was busy because parallel to the main event there were also 1) Internationale Blitzturnier (169 players, won by Oscar Panno), 2) Internationale Open (224 players, won by Dragutin Sahovic), 3) Internationale Open Meisterturnier (96 players, won by Radovan Govedarica), 4) Internationales Open Hauptturnier (139 players, won by Edgar Prang), 5) Internationales Open Allgemeines Turnier (126 players, won by Christian Flueckiger), and finally, 6) Jugendturnier (72 players, won by Murray Chandler). Bent Larsen Captured first with a (+8 -2 =9) followed by a half point and tied for second through fourth was Tigran Petrosian with (+6 -1 =2), Lajos Portisch (+9 -4 =6) and Mikhail Tal (+6 -1 =12). Vasily Smyslov, Robert Byrne and Robert Huebner closed a half point behind them. Ulf Andersson was clear eighth with 10 1/2. Three tied for ninth through eleventh Istvan Csom, Efim Geller and Jan Smejkal.Condition:Signature to sheet adhered to front paste down. Old crease to front wrapper visible, German collector and player Gerhard Rickers' stamp to title else a very good copy.

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        Two solo songs from the composer's cantata Landscapes and Remembrances. Autograph musical manuscripts in piano-vocal score. Signed "G. Menotti." Ca. 1976....

      Folio (ca. 313 x 237 mm). Unbound. "The abandoned mansion (South Carolina) for contralto." 1f. (title), 5, [i] (blank) pp. "Farewell at a train station in Vermont (for tenor)." 8 pp. Notated in pencil on 12-stave printed music paper with "G Schirmer Royal Brand No. 54... " printed at lower margin. Small check mark in blue pencil to upper corner of each page of "The abandoned mansion." First measure of "Farewell" with a bass drum cue. Minor erasures throughout. Slightly worn; small rust stains from a paper clip to upper margin of outer pages, slightly affecting one letter of a tempo marking. Landscapes and Remembrances, a cantata for soloists, chorus, and orchestra to texts by Menotti, was first performed at Uihlein Hall in Milwaukee on May 14, 1976, with Judith Blegen (soprano), Ani Yervanian (contralto), Vahan Khanzadian (tenor), Gary Kendall (baritone), and the Milwaukee Symphony and Bel Canto Chorus, James Keeley, conducting. "The nine-part Landscapes and Remembrances is a set of musical impressions drawn from the composer's life, ranging from his arrival in America as a teenager to his discovery of South Carolina, where he founded the Spoleto USA Festival in 1977... The structure of Landscapes consists of alternating choruses and orchestral songs, although several of the choral sections make use of solo voices as well. The titles in general reflect the geography of remembrance at the root of each... " "The Abandoned Mansion," the first song in Landscapes, is "a brooding piece in E-flat minor... infused with the past. Its constantly arcing melodic lines are supported by persistent tremolo figures that give way only briefly in the middle of the song to sustained chords--a section of quasi-recitative. The key to the song lies in these words: 'A visitor to the South is an intruder into the reigns of ghosts'." "Farewell at a Train Station in Vermont," the final song, is "concerned with love, but this time with the bitterness of parting. 'In everyone's life', Menotti has commented, 'there is a farewell never forgotten, the pain of which never heals', a sentiment he had previously expressed in his libretto for Barber's opera Vanessa. It is evident that this section of Landscapes is... rooted in actuality... Over a solemn adagio figure, the solo voice sets the stage for this short scena: 'The train is late. It rains as it must when lovers part forever. Without a word we pace the empty platform, measuring our protracted agony with uncharted steps'." John Ardoin: The Stages of Menotti, pp. 129-131. Menotti's autograph musical manuscripts are very rare to the market....

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        The Secret Paris of the 30's. Translated from teh French by Richard Miller.

      First American Edition. New York, Pantheon Books, 1976. Quarto. 200 unnumbered pages with 150 black-and-white-photographs. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Blindstamp of preowner on endpaper and titlepage. Signed and inscribed by Brassai on the titepage in New York on the 29th of May, 1977.

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        De La sainte famille au Droit à la paresse

      First edition, one of 600 numbered copies on offset.Exceptional autograph signed and dated Jean René Char (Beaufret) "Dear John income Are you satisfied with your stay in Black Africa Your news would please the inhabitants of Busclets who no longer received long Questions.?. IV sent Fedier Vézin and allowed me to relive the days together in Vaucluse. It's not just the sites that have the privilege of memory ..W. Lam told me he was going to burn the etchings for Heidegger's text. And when shall Way to Language? Affectionately. RC "Nice copy. Le point cardinal Paris 1976 23x17cm broché

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        The Hobbit or There and Back Again

      London: George Allen & Unwin,, 1976. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, Smaug illustrative vignette to front cover in gilt, white and red, marbled endpapers, blue speckled edges. With the original tissue wrapper, housed in the publisher's deluxe presentation box. Colour frontispiece, titles printed in red and black, 12 colour plates, 2 double page colour maps at front and rear of text, all by Tolkien. A fine copy in the tissue wrapper with tear to front panel, in the excellent presentation box. First impression of the Deluxe edition.

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        Rawhead Rex: Eclipse Novel

      HarperCollins Publishers 1976-03-01. Paperback. New. NEW BOOK

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        Robert Frank

      New York: Aperture, 1976 First Edition. Volume 2 from the Aperture History of Photography series.Pictorial boards, 95 pages, full page b&w plates. Signed by Robert Frank in black ink on front end page. In near fine condition, clean and unmarked.

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        Quattro stampe in rilievo

      Atelier Lafranca, 1976. Cartella di quattro opere, impressioni a secco, originali, numerate e firmate a matita dall'Artista. Rilievo I: Cono, Rilievo II: Cubo. Rilievo III: Sfera, Rilievo IV: Cilindro . Cm 45 x 60. . Ottimo (Fine). Tiratura 50 esemplari.

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        Sorcières: Les Femmes Vivent. No. 1 (1976) through No. 24 (1981/1982) (all published)

      A complete run in 24 issues of the feminist French arts and literature journal, founded by Xavière Gauthier (pseudonym of Mireille Boulaire) with the goal of giving women a place to express themselves freely through writing and imagery, including prose and poetry, each issue corresponding to a specific theme or topic and with an individual subtitle, themes include food, prostitution, prisoners, death, blood, desires, and many others. Profusely illustrated throughout. Lg. 8vo. Orig. wrpps. Paris 1976-1982. The first issue begins with an essay by Gauthier titled "Pourquoi Sorcières?", in which the founder describes why she chose "Witches" as the name of the journal, citing the fact that witches dance, they sing, they live, and they enjoy, and have only historically appeared ugly and wicked because they posed a threat to a male-dominated society. Over the course of its publication, many well-known artist and writers made contributions to Sorcières, including Hélène Cixous, Annie Leclerc, Marguerite Duras, Chantal Chawaf, Nancy Huston, Viviane Forrester, and Julia Kristeva, et. al. The subtitles of each issue are as follows: 1. La Nourriture 2. La Voix 3. Se Prostituer 4. Enceintes. Porter, Accoucher 5. Odeurs 6. Prisonnieres 7. Ecritures 8. Fidelites 9. Le Sang 10. L'Art et Les Femmes 11. Espaces et Lieux 12. Theorie 13. Poupees 14. La Jasette 15. Mouvements 16. Desirs 17. Vêtement 18. La Mort 19. La Saleté 20. La Nature Assassinée 21. Nouvelles et Autres 22. Sorcelleries 23. Enfants 24. Mythes et Nostalgie.

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